Don’t Just Survive, But Thrive, in a Networked Economy: Transform Your Static Supply Chain into a Responsive Supply Network
Certain trends today — from constantly changing environmental regulations to unforgiving demand and replenishment cycles — have necessitated a transformation in how businesses handle their demand and supply cycles. In this new, global environment, to continually exceed customer service targets, mitigate risks, and better serve your supply chain partners, you must be able to sense and respond faster and smarter to demand and supply dynamics. You must transform traditional supply chains into open, configurable, responsive supply networks. This article was published in the Jul/Aug/Sep 2008 issue of SAP Insider and appears here with permission of the publisher, WIS, www.WISpubs.com.